Though planners did work on the downtown Santa Cruz library/housing/parking structure before the Measure O vote, construction probably won’t begin for four years.(Nov. 21, 2022) → Read the full Lookout Local report
There are 14 proposed amendments in total to the previously approved zoning code, ranging from drafting error corrections to substantive changes for addressing previously ambiguous sections.(Nov. 21, 2022) → Read the full Santa Cruz Sentinel report
New rules expedite housing development, provide bus passes.
More Watsonville voters have elected to extend the city’s urban growth boundaries for the next 18 years rather than head back to the drawing board and determine a new growth plan, according to initial election results released Tuesday night. As …
City officials promise more affordable housing and assure Santa Cruz’s ‘eccentric charm’ will remain intact
Longtime local businesses fear the competition will force them out of the area or close their doors for good
Plus: Santa Cruz council approves water tie with Scotts Valley
There's too much parking! Why a new law, AB 2097, cutting back on parking space requirements in new housing and business developments could be a game changer for the climate, and the housing crisis.